As we start back to school here in North Carolina, I’m reminded of my days in the classroom and of the victories and struggles that lie ahead. As many of you know, my wife is also a teacher and Mary is a former teacher and likewise married to a teacher. We also have our own children, and we really do see it from both sides! It’s been an awesome summer – wonderful vacations with family for all of us, but it’s nice to get back into the routine and be at home!
While surfing some of the many wonderful “Back to School” posts this morning after dropping our own child off for his first day of school, I came across the prayer suggestions for teachers. Especially in North Carolina and especially in this day and age, this list seems more true than ever: